MercadoLibre Whale Trades For September 19

MercadoLibre Whale Trades For September 19

A whale with a lot of money to spend has taken a noticeably bearish stance on MercadoLibre.

Looking at options history for MercadoLibre MELI we detected 16 strange trades.

If we consider the specifics of each trade, it is accurate to state that 25% of the investors opened trades with bullish expectations and 75% with bearish.

From the overall spotted trades, 12 are puts, for a total amount of $1,144,608 and 4, calls, for a total amount of $137,050.

What's The Price Target?

Taking into account the Volume and Open Interest on these contracts, it appears that whales have been targeting a price range from $490.0 to $1580.0 for MercadoLibre over the last 3 months.

Volume & Open Interest Development

Looking at the volume and open interest is an insightful way to conduct due diligence on a stock.

This data can help you track the liquidity and interest for MercadoLibre's options for a given strike price.

Below, we can observe the evolution of the volume and open interest of calls and puts, respectively, for all of MercadoLibre's whale activity within a strike price range from $490.0 to $1580.0 in the last 30 days.

MercadoLibre Option Volume And Open Interest Over Last 30 Days

Biggest Options Spotted:

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
MELI PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/30/22 $1100.00 $283.5K 15 16
MELI PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/23/22 $1090.00 $271.5K 0 0
MELI PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $1050.00 $127.4K 145 6
MELI PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $1580.00 $68.2K 13 3
MELI PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $1580.00 $68.1K 13 1

Symbol PUT/CALL Trade Type Sentiment Exp. Date Strike Price Total Trade Price Open Interest Volume
MELI PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/30/22 $1100.00 $283.5K 15 16
MELI PUT SWEEP BEARISH 09/23/22 $1090.00 $271.5K 0 0
MELI PUT TRADE BULLISH 01/20/23 $1050.00 $127.4K 145 6
MELI PUT TRADE BEARISH 06/16/23 $1580.00 $68.2K 13 3
MELI PUT TRADE NEUTRAL 06/16/23 $1580.00 $68.1K 13 1

Where Is MercadoLibre Standing Right Now?

  • With a volume of 166,060, the price of MELI is down -0.1% at $918.22.
  • RSI indicators hint that the underlying stock may be approaching overbought.
  • Next earnings are expected to be released in 45 days.

Options are a riskier asset compared to just trading the stock, but they have higher profit potential. Serious options traders manage this risk by educating themselves daily, scaling in and out of trades, following more than one indicator, and following the markets closely.

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